In this month of February the Club World Cup 2020 from FIFA in Qatar, which, due to the pandemic, was delayed because other tournaments on which the participants depend were also delayed, such as the 2020 Copa Libertadores that Palmeiras won a week ago or the Concacaf Champions League (Concachampions) that Tigres won. in the last days of 2020.
After a couple of early-stage matches, the semi-finals are already defined: Palmeiras will face Tigres, who defeated South Korea’s Ulsan Hyundai FC 2-1, next Sunday, February 7. The other semifinal is the Bayern Munich in front of Al-Ahly in Cairo, Egypt, and will take place on Monday, February 8.
The Bayern Munich, which has already arrived in Qatar, is going for a record that only Guardiola’s Barcelona has from the best period of 2009: winning the famous “sextet”. This is winning the national league, the national cup, the national supercup, the Champions League, the European Supercup and the Club World Cup. Bayern have already won all of the above and they have the FIFA World Cup, which does not seem to be a problem.
Bayern pressured for the World Cup
Although it is not a tournament much loved by the clubs in Europe, Bayern Munich was largely responsible for making this 2020 edition, even in 2021. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, CEO of the German club, recently assured that they pressed to FIFA for them: “They wanted the historic opportunity to win six titles in a few months, which only Barcelona has achieved.“.
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“For many years, German club football had to look with admiration towards Spain and England. Currently the teams in the upper part of the Bundesliga do not have to hide from any other league. The level has risen enormously, for a reason this year for the first time the six German teams are still alive in the Champions League and in the Europa League.“added the former soccer player and manager.
Bayern Munich In the 2019-20 season they won the Bundesliga, the German Cup (DFB-Pokal, Bayer Leverkusen) and the Champions League (PSG). Then, already in the 2020-21 season, they won the German Super Cup (against Borussia Dortmund) and the European Super Cup (against Sevilla). He has the World Cup left and he awaits a rival.